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Nov 2, 2012 4:30am EDT
2012 election you can still vote early but not for long. find out when the program ends. >> and we donald the worst of sandy. rain and strong winds they were here but nothing compared to what they saw in new jersey. we will show you how close we came to a direct hit on this friday november 2nd. good morning i am charley crowson. >> i am megan pringle. we have a little bit of a break but it was kelly and gray. >> feels like a typical fall day. and lynette this is a good thing right? >> well depends on who you ask. if you ask my facebook friends, they are not liking it at all. so today, it's going to be better. we will look at maryland's most powerful radar. things are drying out. yesterday we had drizzle around and showers and in a lot of spots. today driver and we will get a few more peeks of sunshine. i will show you what i am talking about once you look at satellite and radar. stepping out the door dry times we are dealing with partly cloudy skies right now. this time yesterday, more clouds around and they stuck around throughout the day. stepping out the door this morning the on
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 4:30am EDT
in the breezy point community. sherrie johnson abc2 news. >>> the election is just a few days away and for one little girl tuesday can't come soon enough. we're going to tell you why she's so upset about presidential politics. >>> and the average cost for a gallon of gas in maryland, right now 3.56. today you can get it a lot cheaper. find out where. >>> we're looking at the mobile phone, this means that you need to go to our app store and download our app so you can follow along with what's going on. the remnants of sandy well off to the north now. don't go anywhere, good morning maryland will be right back. . >>> the 2012 election is five days away but because of sandy president obama put campaigning on hold. instead he turned his attention to the victims of the storm, and now the recovery stage continues. political rivals are joining forces. here's. >> now a natural disaster has softened party lines in the form of an unlikely pairing. new jersey governor chris christie and democratic president barack obama toured the storm ravaged state of new jersey. >> i cannot thank the presi
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 4:30am EDT
website, we have a complete list for you. >>> the 2012 election is less than a week away, but you can resume early voting today. governor martin o'malley says early voting will pick back up because of sandy. this morning the governor was forced to cancel it for monday and tuesday. now, to make up for the lost time, early voting will be extended through friday with additional hours. the facilities will now be open daily from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. >>> and after two days, the new york stock exchange finally reopens this morning. new york city mayor michael bloomberg is expected to be the one who rings that opening bell. this is the first time in more than 25 years that the markets closed due to a weather-related incident. >>> time now for a check of that forecast, where we stand today, the past several days have been very tough on the abc 2 news weather team. lynette is in now with maybe some good news. >> i do have some good news because things are going to start to get much better out there. let's start off with some temperatures. i'll step out so you can soak them all in. we're at
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 5:30pm EDT
mine the night before. >> gain an hour. >> we need that. >> all right. there is an election. >> really? >> for the first time since sandy made landfall both candidates are out on the trail. we are right there with them in washington tonight. looks like the campaigns are back in action. >> reporter: it seems like they have called off that temporary truce and with just five-days left until the election, both teams are making that last minute push for undecided voters. >> this election will have huge consequence. >> reporter: romney set his sights on havev. the president won the state in 2008 but now the republican candidate hopes to turn it red again. >> the obama folks are chanting four more years, but our chant is this, five more days. five more days. >> reporter: the latest poll in virginia shows it's to close to call. obama leads 49-47%. with in the margin of error. >> hello wisconsin. >> reporter: the president started his three state swing in paul ryan's home state where he asked for more time to finish the job. >> as long as there is a single american who wants a job bu
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
job of it. these are the things i want to get back to doing as a congressman if you will elect me, we will see a lot -- we will see things happen differently in this country. >> let's get to some of the questions, one thing people are wondering about is the economy. 16 trillon dollars in debt. unemployment at 8%, housing market is a mess. what would do you? >> you have to face it by addressing monetary policy. this is something that congress ignores even though we try to fix small things here and there. we are going to mess with this housinmarket, just try to -- increase jobs over here through the government expansion of some sort of program or another. the real thing that boils down is the economy is where the money comes and what it's made of. the fact we have a federal reserve that's about to again do another round of easing, the q3, this is going to add more basically just printing more money in to the economy that's going to add more of the inflation. the prices go up. the health care is more expensive. gas, you know everything at the grocery store is getting worse. this -- a
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
queue. sunshine through sunday, again, falling back and then into election day projecting dry voting weather, not so bad. temperatures not moving much. tough to get a warmup going. sandy as shifted and changed -- has shifted and changed our weather pattern. >> won't it just die? we just really want it to die and go away. sandy is dieing a slow death. the change out of canada, that's going to stay with us awhile. >> it's one of sandy's lasting gifts. that was fantastic. >>> all right. parents or feeling stressed may get a bit more hang shuls after hearing -- anxious after hearing this. a survey shows a level of a parent's stress is connected to their children's weight. more specifically, the researchers found parents feeling more stress were much more likely it have everweight children. some health experts believe the connection could be the result of busy parents who turn to fast food more often to feed their families. >> when parents are very, very stressed, are they going to go home and think about preparing a meal, maybe stop at grocery store and come into their kitchen? no, they'
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, president obama's landmark piece of legislation. mitt romney said if elected, he would repeal and replace it we shouldn't repeal something that allows someone to something on their parents insurance until age 26, closing the donut hole for our seniors. on this medicare issue we save money in medicare through the reform act but we've taken those dollars, put them right back into the medicare program it make sure there are strong benefits. >> you mentioned constituent cynicism. there's a stalemate and general nastiness on capitol hill. how do you answer that when someone says representative, this is going too far? >> i think they're right when they look at washington and see this gridlock and fed up with it. we have to treat each other with respefnlgt reach across the aisle and try to build these relationships. we have to work at it. >> thank you for the time today. to see this interview and others, go to our website, abc2news.com/politics. as always, don't forget to vote on tuesday, november 6th. >> oh, yeah. it's halloween tonight. >> i'm heading out trick or treating. >> dress th
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 5:30pm EDT
elected leaders of both parties... councilman john olszewski: new jobs and a stronger economy. endorsed by the naacp, police and firefighters small business owner: good jobs... teacher: and better schools construction worker: vote for question seven. >>> tousing our superstorm sandy -- continuing our superstorm sandy coverage. >> abc2 news roosevelt leftwich reports on the cleanup. >> reporter: the cleanup continues. folks in cecil county thought they road the storm out pretty well but one family has a heck of a story to tell. the eastern shore is very flat. in these fields you can grow just about anything here, including, very, very tall trees. when they fall, you can hear it all over cecil. this tree came crashing through the roof of her kitchen. it looks bad on the outside. inside it's even worse. kelly was three steps from the doorway and saw it happen. >> i heard a loud crash, snapping sound, looked up to see the rain and the wind and the tree running through the middle of my kitchen. >> years ago he said this was a model kitchen because of the chestnut cabinets and moder
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 5:30pm EDT
. >>> three days to go until election day. both candidates are pulling out all the stops. plus, you can skip the knife and still get a face-lift. how you can lose wrinkles by looking kind of silly. the machine showed me a map of my feet, and it gave me my custom number. my arches needed more support until i got my number at the free dr. scholl's foot mapping center. i'm a believer! and you will be too! learn where to find your number at drscholls.com. >>> now to democracy 2012, the october jobs report came out, the last report before voters head to the polls on tuesday. tory dunnan has more. how is it playing out on the campaign trail? >> reporter: considering the jobs report came out the friday before election day, it definitely matters, which candidate you ask. >> america will come roaring back. >> we'll win this election. >> reporter: it's perhaps the last unknown before election day, one last chance for momentum to swing one way or the other. what we got is more mixed news. >> the same course we have been on mr. not lead to a better destination. >> we have made real progress oar 171,000
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
up toward election day minutes away. >> you watched as we filed one report after another about how the state was getting ready. sandy never did hit the way we thought but that preparedness came in handy for our neighbors to the west. >> reporter: garrett county by far got hit the hardest. heavy snows blocking roads, trapping people, a situation so dire that the county put a call out for help. >> really, everything that they've asked for. we said anything you need, just call us. >> reporter: our county was one of those that sent aid. condition you will man said it only -- jerry ulm dodge chrysler -- kent ulman. >> get to garrett county. >> maryland didn't just send crews, the state was uniquely prepared to send crows to new jersey as well. >> the governor wanted to make sure that our citizens were safe but it was important to make shower we support other states in their time of need. >> dr. richard al corda hel eversee medical trauma. new jersey asked for help and got 6 ambulances and ems workers, many from baltimore city. the maryland crypts help -- crews helped 40 patients in 12 h
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
and they want to return gas prices to preobama days. however if you take a look at 2008 the election the summertime the prices were over four dollars a gallon. the price of $1.84 is going on until six. >> getting gas in new jersey is just one of the many problems in the aftermath of sandy. >> we will take you back to jury sir and new york. >> and those tiny miracles born during sandy and how the medical advances have keeping them alive. >> and the difference between an allergy and a cold. find out when we continue right after this. . >>> really is hard to forget the images of the nicu babies being evacuated from a hospital during hurricane sandy. many of them just fighting for every breath. we tell you about a new approach to caring for them and helping keep them alive. >> reporter: learning to walk is a milestone for any child but for little nicholas these steps nearly a miracle. he was born at just 24 weeks more than three months early. >> he was one pound 11 ounces, 11 inches long. tiny baby. i didn't know they could be that small. >> reporter: a lot of them have been born that sm
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
to see this turn out. overwhelming i've never seen it. >> folks excited for election day. hear why they couldn't wait to make a decision. >> there's no magic bullet. >> no magic bull lelt but there is a method to the madness. . >> right now we want to start with a look out the back window. why so dreary today? . >> will it clear up for tomorrow. we'll check in with with wyatt everhart. >> those cloudy conditions courtesy of sandy. it's mostly a hit or miss patch of drizzle overnight but we're clearing out nicely. still some clouds sweeping into our state from that system and again just a patch or two of drizzle but we're seeing clearing to the south and west. with that we'll cool down tonight. in the 40s now in rock hall. in the overnight, getting chillier than that, i think we could be down to 37 by daybreak. don't forget to check out the a bc two news weather app. . >> thanks wyatt. you want to know how important this election is, we're going to take you to randall's town. >> long lines show how much you treasure your vote. rose si. . >> jim to give you an idea how busy it's been
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 4:55am EDT
willhappen later on today when governor o'malley visits. >> hard to be election day will be here next week. we are going to vote for the president and the issues that seem to be getting the most play. brad pitt now weighing in. he is back question six for how much he donated to the campaign. >> it is november 1st, thursday morning, hope you had a happy halloween. thanks for joining us i'm megan pringle. charlie is out on assignment. we'll let you know what he's up to. i imagine your kids are heading back to school and you have places to go so let's get right to weather and lynette charles. how's it looking out there? >> it's looking drier, but november 1st, happy birthday megan pringle. >> thank you very much. >> you're welcome. let's talk about what's going on right now on maryland's most powerful radar so we can get you out the door. and we do see a few light showers now around frederick county and also in carroll county. as we go throughout the day we should stay dry just like we did yesterday. not going to rule out a slight chance of a shower. just be prepared for that. also be pr
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 11:00pm EDT
on the ballot, of course none for interesting than the election of the president of the united stas. so in times of emergency, i think people really see why it is that we even coming to form a government. >> with two days lost, extended should have everything back on track. the polls will be open. before you vote, prepare yourselves for the polls. on our website, we break down the ballot questions, have the interviews you can watch with your local candidates. >>> $500,000 bail. that's what it will take one woman to get out of jail. he's the mother police say helped her son and another child hide a body. the 13-year-old was shot, her body found in an alley. >>> our team coverage of super storm sandy picks up in a pin. >> we're up in new jersey with damage you haven't seen yet. >>reporter: construction in atlantic city, new jersey. this is somebody's roof torn off their building. that's just the building. >>> tonight forget to check out the cool temperatures coming in. we'll talk more coming up. >>> how to use the halloween candy to serve troops over sees. we're back in a minute. . >>
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 6:00am EDT
. >>> in democracy 2012 coverage, we are just five days away from election day, but you can still vote early now. people are heading to the polls early including governor o'malley. >> we have a lot of very interesting issues on the ballot, and of course none more interesting than the election of the president of the united states. so in tiles of emergency -- times of emergency i think people really see why it is that we come together to form a government. >> with two days lost extended hours should have everything back on track. the polls will be open from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m. that's today and tomorrow for early voters, and then if you missed your opportunity for early voting you can head to the polls on tuesday. >> and play some games or enjoy the boardwalk, so many of us have taken that trip to atlantic city. coming up next, a look at what is left behind after sandy ripped through that community. >> and in a city that relies on transportation, how new yorkers are getting around when all the buses and the trains aren't moving, we're going to show you what happens when the city that nev
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. >> four days out from election day it is a buckeye state battle. tonight outside cincinnati mitt romney got a little help from his friend. >> kid rock warm up the crowd of nearly m. many republican allies came out. romney deliver his closing argument. >> do you want more of the same or do you want real change. >> the most recent polls have the president ahead or show a tied race. one key reason, the president has his theory. >> i understand govern romney has had a tough time here in ohio because he was against saving the auto industry. >>ed to mr. obama launched a fresh attack accusing his rival of trying to this scare off voters. >> italians are going to build jeeps in china. >> chrysler said that is not true. there are no plans to move production to china. a rep said it was cynical campaign politics at its worst. >> both campaigns are trying to reach the magic number. no matter how you do the math with the eight battleground states it is clear ohio is the key. >> ohio is the tate -- state we need to win. this campaign hopes the enthusiasm they saw here will be seen across the s
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 4:55am EDT
you, now, good morning maryland. >> just one day left to get your vote in early before election day. pack patience if you plan to go out. >> to expand gambling or not? that's a question for next week. we will tell you who is coming out in support of it. >> and we were spared the worst but could it have been worst? we will look at how close we came to being in the center of the storm's path on this friday >> i am megan pinningel. happy friday. we have had a rough week here in maryland. >> it has been a really tough week out there -- out there. you have the cold weather behind sandy that dominated the news well past wednesday. a lot of people are in the dark. >> i that i lot of people are he had ay for warmer temperatures and maybe some sunshine. if we can dream. >> lynette. >> right. i might be able to do one of those for you. and that's the sunshine. and a little more sunshine into the weekend but we will stay cold. sandy shifted the weather pattern. remember before sandy we were in indian summer temperatures in the 70s. not so much. we are coming in below that. very cold mornings n
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 4:55am EDT
dollars will go to our schools... and not other states. anncr: and so do elected leaders of both parties... councilman john olszewski: new jobs and a stronger economy. endorsed by the naacp, police and firefighters small business owner: good jobs... teacher: and better schools construction worker: vote for question seven. denny's everyday value slam egis four dollars every day. wait, is that right? eggs, bacon, pancakes. yeah. that's right. the four dollar everyday value slam. only four dollars every day. only at denny's. >>> all right, a blizzard warning remains in effect today for western maryland, all thanks to superstorm sandy. >> it's unbelievable. you have to see this video. while we were mostly seeing the rain, look what they're dealing with in western maryland, we're talking two to three feet of snow, certainly creating a big mess and a lot of cleanup for people out there. now, this is what it looks like in garrett county. snowy conditions. it shut down a portion, actually, a huge portion, we're talking a 50-mile stretch of interstate 66 between maryland and west virginia. trucke
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
election day. today is the last day for early voting polls polls will open at 8 and stay open for 13 hours and close at 9 tonight. this is what it looked like last night at rammeddalstown community center. the line wrapped around the building. some -- randallstown community center. the line wrapped around the building. more than 267,000 voters have cast their ballot early since polling centers opened in maryland. hurricane sandy forced early voting to be canceled on monday and tuesday but it seems voters are now making up for lost time. >> it's a privilege. and maybe because of my age, but like i told you, being 94 i don't know when i will do this again for a president. so i did it today and my wife was with me. >> reporter: a lot of people making sure they are getting their votes in for this historic election. there are 46 early voting centers throughout the state of maryland. if you want to find the one in your county there are several. go to the website at abc2news.com. we have a list of all the early voting polling centers again those polls will open at 8 this morning and close t
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
canceled because of the storm. the governor hopes the days can be made up later tuesday, is election day and a week away. >> breaking news this morning out of new york, 50 homes have been destroyed by a fire in queens. it happened while you were sleeping. jim describes this incredible scene. >> community of 4200 homes out heres this is a community that lost the most people during 9/11, firefighters and cops during 9/11, the community was hit horribly tonight. 6:30, they lost power. the water came rushing in. many here expected that there would be flooding and loss of power. the fire erupted on one of the walks out here and went from walk to walk to walk. the fire was right across from us. as the fire just spread, we evacuated not once, we waded our way to another home and realized the parking lot we were next to, the cars started to blow up in that parking lot. we had to leave there and went to another home. the fire continued to spread. my understanding it has spread acrossed 12 blocks of breezy point, an area they call the wedge. it's a place i'm familiar with. i spent summers down her
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 4:55am EDT
... and not other states. anncr: and so do elected leaders of both parties... councilman john olszewski: new jobs and a stronger economy. endorsed by the naacp, police and firefighters small business owner: good jobs... teacher: and better schools construction worker: vote for question seven. >>> this is from overnight. explosion from new york city, the new york city con edson plant. one of the reasons part of lower manhattan is in trouble and dark. the company vice president is saying this morning, this is the worst storm related outage in the company's history, as you can see, incredible explosion happening out of there. >> according to breaking news.com, it could be a week because of the explosion, could be a week for customers to get back on. that's out of con edson. >> if you lost power, you know it's brutal being without it for that long. >> i a lot of you are listening opposed to watching. a huge fire broke out in the breezy point neighborhood incomes queens new york. >> 50 homes destroyed. jim describes the incredible scene. we will run the video for you to hear. >> 4200 homes o
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 6:00am EDT
morning until 8:00 in the evening. and, by the way, election day is tuesday. >>> the school bell won't be ringing in hartford county. >> yeah, coming up in a bit, the chain saws will be buzzing out there. it's a day of cleanup. we're going to take you there, showing you just how bad things are. >>> and those halloween decorations, they may be in somebody else's yard and your halloween costume is going to be covered with a coat, but trick or treating still a go. some things to think about before you head out the door. >>> and sandy is pushing away, but we are left with some cold temperatures. i'll tell you if there's a warmup in the forecast coming up. >>> no school in hartford county today, but the chain saws are going to work early. >> crews are cleaning up all the damage caused by sandy. about 15,000 people remain in the dark. some people there have been without power since monday night. >> and then we haven't had power since, so we've just been making the best of it. >> we are he a bundling up and -- we're bundling up, that kind of thing. >> bundling up, we have a wood stove w
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